Ramos-Horta, Guterres early frontrunners in East Timor election

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Jose Ramos-Horta, an independence leader and Nobel Laureate, and incumbent President Francisco Guterres have emerged as the early frontrunners in East Timor’s presidential election, according to official data. Data from East Timor’s Technical Secretariat for Election Administration showed Ramos-Horta in the lead with 44.5 percent of the vote counted on Sunday afternoon, a day after the nation went to the polls. According to the electoral administration, which is in charge of the official vote count, incumbent president and former resistance fighter Guterres came in second with 24.1 percent. As…

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